BC Today from CBC Radio British Columbia show

BC Today from CBC Radio British Columbia

Summary: BC Today is where British Columbians connect on issues facing their lives and their community. Every week day at noon PT and 1pm MT, BC Today host Michelle Eliot delves into the top story for the province in a vibrant, interactive hour of conversation, in which listeners are invited to have their say on the open line and on social media.

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 JULY 24, 2018 Clothing bin concerns. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:09

Nicole Mucci, spokesperson Union Gospel Mission, Kate Bahen, managing director Charity Intelligence, and Jonathan Gormick, spokesperson Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services, on clothing donation bins and safety concerns.

 JULY 23, 2018 Gun violence. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:42

Trauma counsellor Katya Sivak, associate dean and criminologist at Kwantlen Polytechnic University Wade Deisman, and Irwin Cohen, director of the Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Research at the University of the Fraser Valley on the Toronto shooting on Danforth Avenue and gun violence.

 JULY 20, 2018 Wildfire response and preparedness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:55

CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe, Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr, Former federal cabinet minister and Okanagan Valley resident Stockwell Day and Minister of Forests, Lands, Resource Operations and Rural Development Doug Donaldson on wildfires.

 JULY 19, 2018 Ride-hailing services. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:16

Ian Tostenson, spokesperson, Ridesharing Now for B.C., Benn Proctor, program associate with the Canada Institute at the Wilson Center, Brian Schreiner, Enderby city councillor, and Jane Dyson, executive director of Disability Alliance BC on ride-hailing services anticipated to arrive in B.C.

 JULY 18, 2018 Access to addiction treatment and recovery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:52:48

Dr. Evan Wood, director of the BC Centre on Substance Use, Marshall Smith, senior advisor, recovery initiatives at BCCSU, active drug user Karen Ward and Leslie McBain, co-founder of Moms Stop The Harm and family engagement lead at BCCSU on access to addiction treatment and recovery.

 JULY 16, 2018 Foreign diplomacy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:40

Michael Byers, a professor of international politics at the University of British Columbia, and Paul Meyer, a Canadian diplomat (ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva) and adjunct professor of international studies at Simon Fraser University, on the role of foreign diplomacy in light of the Trump Putin summit.

 JULY 13, 2018 Fan enthusiasm for the World Cup in B.C. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:41

Michael McColl, managing editor of the soccer website AFTN.ca, Kate Sarac, incoming president of the Okanagan Croatian Cultural Club, and Pierre Touzel, organizer of France House World Cup viewing parties with France Football Club.

 JULY 12, 2018 Prepare your plants for the heat. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:24

Master Gardener Brian Minter of Minter Country Garden in Chilliwack and Egan Davis, the principal instructor in the Horticulture Training Program at UBC Botanical Garden.

 JULY 11, 2018 New measures to protect marine mammals. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:08

Andrew Trites, a professor and director of UBC's Marine Mammal Research Unit, James Dale, a marine naturalist and former executive director of the Pacific Whale Watching Association, Marie Fournier, with the Cetus Research and Conservation Society, and Paul Spong, founder of the OrcaLab whale research station.

 JULY 10, 2018 How will we get around without Greyhound? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:55

Andy Shadrack, former regional district director in rural Area D in Central Kootenay, Dylan Green, president of Tofino Bus Services, Steve Smyth, manager of Peterbildt Pacific in Terrace, and Patricia Thurston, executive director of the Shuswap Family Centre.

 JULY 9, 2018 Should BC Ferries be built in B.C.? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:33

Adam Olsen, transportation critic for the BC Green Party and MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, and Brian Hollingshead, co-chair of Ferry Advisory Committee Chairs.

 JULY 6, 2018 Minimum working age in BC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:51:38

Adrienne Montani, Harry Bains, Jack Thomas, David Brown and Irene Lanzinger talk if we should raise the minimum working age in B.C. from 12 to 16. What should that age be?

 JULY 5 2018 The impact of social media on taking risks outdoors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:20

How do you think social media has influenced our relationship with the outdoors? Has it prompted more people to take excessive risks? Mike Danks of North Shore Rescue shares safety tips following the tragic deaths of three Shannon Falls hikers. ? @StephenHui, author of 105 hikes and Sandra Riches, executive director of Adventure Smart in BC share their thoughts.

 JULY 3 2018 Trans Mountain's Kinder Morgan expansion plans. Protests against the project. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:58

Trans Mountain rolls out its Kinder Morgan expansion project plan while protesters dangle from the Iron Workers Memorial Project to try to block tanker traffic. David Tindall @dbtindall on the efficacy of protests and Richard Masson and @jordanbateman on the likelihood the project will be completed on time.

 JULY 3 2018 Surrey gang violence. Taxi accessibility. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:50:16

Surrey Gang Violence Task Force Report. Stuart Parker, candidate for Surrey City Council and taxi accessibility for seniors and disabled patrons. Stephanie Williams, general manager at Better Environmentally Sound Transportation.


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